Up To 100 New Jobs To Be Created In Drogheda

Up to 100 new jobs are to be created in Drogheda at the new EMEA headquarters of Kelton Tech, the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Richard Bruton announced.

Kellton Tech Solutions Limited, a global IT company is to establish its EMEA headquarters in Drogheda, Co. Louth, supported by the Department of Jobs, Enterprise & Innovation through IDA Ireland.

Kellton Tech enables businesses to make the digital leap through its broad range of IT offerings with particular focus on ISMAC (Internet of things, Social, Mobile, Analytics, Cloud) and ERP-EAI (Enterprise Resource Planning & Enterprise Application Integration). By continuously enriching its expertise in cutting-edge technologies over the years, Kellton Tech has solidly positioned itself as a leading enabler of digital transformation.

The Irish headquarters will be the heart of Kellton Tech's operations in EMEA region, bringing it closer to customers and fortifying its global presence. The office will also house an R&D facility to facilitate the localisation of its flagship product KLGAMETM that earned the company much appreciation everywhere it was showcased; KLGAMETM is an Iot uptake using beacons, wearables, smartphones and other digital technologies for revolutionary applications.

Minister Bruton said: "At the heart of our jobs plan is our determination to accelerate job-creation in cities, towns and villages across the country, and that is why we have put in place the regional jobs plans.

"Today's announcement by Kellton Tech that it is establishing its EMEA HQ in Drogheda, and creating 100 extra jobs is a major boost for the North East and for our regional plans generally. I wish Krishna and his team every success with this project."

Minister for Business and Employment Ged Nash added: "I am delighted to welcome Kellton Tech to my home town. It is great news for Drogheda and the wider county that the company has decided to base its EMEA headquarters here and will bring a welcome 100 jobs boost to the area. I have no doubt that our skilled workforce and location has helped in Kellton Tech's choice to base itself here, joining a growing number of digital and technology companies in Louth. I hope this is the start of a long and successful relationship for Krishna and his team."


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